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Board exam: CBSE chief reaches out to students, asks them to 'insta' studies, 'firewall' distraction

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Let your mind's web browser' be "loose", "download" competencies and life skills, "firewall" all distractions while concentrating on studies and treat exams as URLs of your lives, is the message CBSE has for students ahead of board exams.

The CBSE Class 12 exams are beginning on Friday and will conclude on April 3, while Class 10 exams will begin on February 21 and end on March 29.

Seeking to connect with students in the tech lingo they are so familiar with, the CBSE said, "Face your books and insta' your studies and let the hashtag studentunstoppable' trend".

The schooling years are the best years for scholarship and because students' hard disc' space is the most receptive in these years. You should let your mind's web browser' loose and download' several life competencies and life skills," Karwal said in a letter to students.

There are messengers' (mentors) to help you identify the spams' and Ensure the bandwidth' of learning is fast and vast. Don't forget you have multiple options such as autocorrect', backspace', pause', shift' or delete' to add value to education, she said.

The (CBSE) advised students to "firewall" all distractions for the time being and let fun and games go to the memory', while stressing that exams should not be a measure of one's success or failure.

"Exams are like Uniform Resource Locators (URLs) of your lives that are meant to help you locate the real possibilities and resources that lie within you by optimising your knowledge search engine'", she said.

"In the future you will not even remember the marks you get now but let the days you spend working hard for exams be router' for a fulfilling life, Karwal said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Thu, February 14 2019. 11:40 IST